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Special Educational Support

School Aims and Objectives

The Governors, Local Authority, Head teacher and all staff aim to work together with parents and carers to provide a broad and balanced education to meet the individual needs of each child.

Kings Ash Academy SEN Information Report

Kings Ash Academy SEN Policy

Kings Ash Academy SEN School Offer Provision Map

Torbay Local Offer

SENDIASS provide information, advice and support for young people & parents/carers of children with special educational needs and/or disabilities aged 0-25. This service can be accessed at:

At Kings Ash Academy, we have a large team of staff who work within the SEN and Pastoral department. We are at the heart of Kings Ash and play an integral part in the school provision. Our aim is to be inclusive in our approach and to provide all children who have additional needs with an enriching environment, which raises their confidence and increases their potential to achieve. Passion and commitment are key to bringing out and enabling that potential, thus ensuring that our pupils achieve their very best in all they do.

The SENDCo liaises closely with agencies and professionals who can offer additional support and advice. Below are listed just some of the professionals who work alongside us:

  • Educational Psychologist
  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • School Nurse / Health Visitor
  • Diabetes team
  • Paediatric team
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Visual Impairment advisory teacher
  • Guide Dog Habilitation Service
  • Hearing Impairment advisory teacher
  • Attachment Lead/THRIVE practitioners
  • Mental Health Support Team
  • Outreach services from Mayfield School and Chestnut School
  • Alternative Provisions including Play Torbay